Geometridae: Larentiinae

08239 Shaded Broad-bar Scotopteryx chenopodiata, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1732 (ABH70.045)


General Information

Pupates in leaf litter.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Forewing length: 16-19mm.
Foodplant(s): clovers (Trifolium spp.), vetches (Vicia spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

Recorded in 4 (0.2%) of the 1900 10km squares of Bulgaria.

Last recorded in July 2013

Recorded date range (Adult): 15 July to 23 July

Similar Species
Mallow Larentia clavaria
Snout Hypena proboscidalis

Larva Type:
Grey, blue, green, yellow, black
No. of Proleg Pairs: